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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 05/19] x86/kasan/64: Teach KASAN about the cpu_entry_area
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On 11/24/2017 07:27 PM, Andy Lutomirski wrote:

>>> + cpu_entry_area_begin = (void *)(__fix_to_virt(FIX_CPU_ENTRY_AREA_BOTTOM));
>>> + cpu_entry_area_end = (void *)(__fix_to_virt(FIX_CPU_ENTRY_AREA_TOP) + PAGE_SIZE);
>>> +
>>> kasan_populate_zero_shadow(kasan_mem_to_shadow((void *)MODULES_END),
>>> - (void *)KASAN_SHADOW_END);
>>> + kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_begin));
>>> +
>>> + kasan_populate_shadow((unsigned long)kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_begin),
>>> + (unsigned long)kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_end),
>>> + 0);
>>> +
>>> + kasan_populate_zero_shadow(kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_end),
>>
>> Seems we need to round_up kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_end) to the next page
>> (or alternatively - round_up(cpu_entry_area_end, KASAN_SHADOW_SCALE_SIZE*PAGE_SIZE)).
>> Otherwise, kasan_populate_zero_shadow() will overpopulate the last shadow page of cpu_entry area with kasan_zero_page.
>>
>> We don't necessarily need to round_down(kasan_mem_to_shadow(cpu_entry_area_begin), PAGE_SIZE) because
>> kasan_populate_zero_shadow() will not populate the last 'incomplete' page and kasan_populate_shadow()
>> does round_down() internally, which is exactly what we want here. But it might be better to round_down()
>> explicitly anyway, to avoid relying on such subtle implementation details.
>
> Any chance you could send a fixup patch or a replacement patch? You
> obviously understand this code *way* better than I do.
>
> Or you could do my table-based approach and fix it permanently... :)
>

Perhaps I'll look at table-based approach later. I've send you a fixed patch for now, to not slow you down.

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